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Pettisville Friendship Days Has New Events, Old Favorites

New events, and old favorites, will highlight Pettisville Friendship Days, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 22-23-24, in the Pettisville Park.  A new event, set for Friday night under the big tent, is a family movie night.  More...

Wagner Retires As Coach

Tom Wagner, Pettisville track and cross country coach for 37 years, has announced he is retiring from the job.  He retired from teaching in 2017, ending a 36-year career in the Pettisville School District.  “The past 37 years have fl More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

Linda D. Eash, 70, Wauseon, died June 2, 2018. Survivors include her husband, Sanford, and three children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Public Record

Ramey Still In Jail Awaiting Trial

A pre-trial hearing was held Friday, June 1, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, in connection with the March 14, 2017 murder of a Delta woman.  Amanda Mangas was shot once in the chest early that morning.  James C. More...

Archbold Police Log

May 25   10:27 am: Follow-up, Con- Agra.  11:24 am: Loose dog, 300 block Brussel St.  11:56 am: Follow-up, owner on-station to pick up dog.  12:11 pm: Assist other police unit, missing juvenile from Fayette.  11:57 am: Citati More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Jarred Campbell, Wauseon, andFawnCampbell,Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution. ChanteenHardaway,Swanton, vs Lashon Chaff, Sr., Chicago, Ill., obligor. URESA. More...

Sports

Stamm Wins 400-Meter Dash State Championship

As a freshman, Dakota Stamm placed fourth in the girls 400-meter dash at the Division III State Track and Field Championships.  As a sophomore, she finished second.  And now, as a junior, she is the 2018 state champion.  More...

Pettisville Fifth, Archbold Eighth In 4x800; Elizabeth Sauder Sixth In 1600

Div. Iii State Track & Field Championships

In addition to AHS junior Dakota Stamm winning the Division III state championship in the 400-meter dash, two other girls events had Archbold and-or Pettisville runners placing in the top eight at the State Track and Field Championships, Friday and S More...

Fun At State

Gwynne Riley; Rachel Kinsman, AHS assistant track coach; and Dakota Stamm take a moment to relax at the State Track Championships.– photo by Beth Foor   More...

Heising Knocked Out Of National Spelling Bee On ‘Finial’

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary states a finial is “a usually foliated ornament forming an upper extremity, especially in Gothic architecture.”  For Lyla Heising, 13, Pettisville, who is a freshman next year, it’s the word that More...

From A Grateful Nation

During Memorial Day services at the Ridgeville Corners American Legion Post 454, veterans of the Vietnam War period– Nov. More...

Housing Discussed At Council

Archbold Village Council talked about housing, particularly new housing, during its Monday, June 4 meeting.  “When are we going to have more open lots for building on the south end of town?” asked Kevin Eicher, a councilman, sparking More...

 

News

School Board Okays Supplemental Contracts

The Archbold School Board approved supplemental contracts for the 2018-19 school year at its Monday, May 21 meeting.  More than 60 contracts were issued.   More...

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of June 11-15   MONDAY: breaded pork chops, rice pilaf, sugar snap peas, pineapple chunks, fruit juice.  TUESDAY: cheeseburgers, potato wedges, seasoned spinach, mixed fruit, pudding.  WEDNESDAY: baked chicken, o’brien potat More...

Organizations

Mood Disorders  Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, June 12, 6:30 p.m., & June 26, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold.   Survivors After Suicide  More...

People

Earn Degrees

Richelle Avers, Archbold, received a Bachelor of Arts Self-Designed degree during commencement exercises recently at Wittenberg University.  -----  Holly Steider, Archbold, earned a Master of Science in nursing degree in Nursing Education More...

Earns Degree

Alicia Salinas, daughter of Dean Buckenmeyer and Evelyn Buckenmeyer, graduated with a PhD in Spanish, Saturday, May 19, from The University of Virginia.  Her doctoral dissertation examined contemporary bilingual literature written in the Maya la More...

Earns Degree

Jacob L. More...

Opinion

Recognition Long Overdue

Vietnam  The mere word conjures images of helicopters landing in the jungle, of firefights and bloodshed and B-52s raining down bombs.  Booby traps and prisoners of war and napalm and collateral damage. More...

Affordable Housing Needed

During the Monday, June 4, Archbold Village Council meeting, councilmen talked about housing in Archbold.  While there have been a few new single-family homes built in the village, council says there is a need for affordable lots, ready for new More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, June 11, 2008   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “The SIMPLE LIFE lived well: Ecclesiastes 1:1-15, 6:1-9,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   May 22: Kathryn Davidson & Jacob Junge, (Toledo Hospital), boy.  May 27: Jessica & Micah Weirich, Wauseon, girl.  May 29: Amanda Garcia, Napoleon, girl; Amanda & Brad Knierim, Fayette, girl. More...